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By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I am searching for Not Yet and Retirees wanting to retire in South Orange County, Mission Viejo, CA.  Even if you are still working but wanting to do something for your future in regards to a retirement home, now is the time. Most retirement communities have an age restriction but did you know th...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work Real Estate in Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market        7/17//09- - 170 detached houses.               8/17/09- - 181 detached houses. Short Sale Active        7/17/09- -35 out of 170              ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I had to go in today for an eye exam at Saddleback Eye Medical Associates in Mission Viejo. This was at a new office and doctor I hadn't seen before, so I was checking them out. Of course the first time you have to fill out all the papers when you arrive but it wasn't too bad.  By the time I fini...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I am amazed when I talk to people about their credit! They don't understand what it all means for their lives. Housing, car, furniture, appliances, business, entertainment and health all have to do with your credit. Why, because it will comes down to how much house you have, how nice a car you bu...

By Rita Tayenaka, Broker/ Owner
(Coast to Canyon Real Estate)
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    Robert Cray is playing tonight at the Lake!  So my husband being the good man that he is woke at the early morning hours of 5:30 to go to the lake and get a wrist band-- this makes it such a great way to get a seat without being trampled!  His wrist band color was called second, I think that ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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 I have noticed that the lower priced detached homes are not going down in price in Mission Viejo or Lake Forest, CA as a matter of fact prices are up since Jan.2009 In the last 2 months there have not been many REOs available which would of made the bottom line lower. We have within the 2 cities...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Our poolside summer party was a great success as always! Good food, great weather, games and friends adds up to success. Our Aug, event is going to be held at Dana Point Marina, so come have fun with us. We will on a grassy area over looking the ocean with picnic tables for the food and BBQ's for...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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We are just ending our summer program and will have 2 weeks off, before starting back up. Casta del Sol makes sure we have everything available to keep us young in body and mind. You just have to make yourself go and be involved. Our summer program consists of all around fitness. Monday and Wedne...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Cypress Point is a community that rest on Alicia just across from Mission Viejo Lake.  It consists of eight different models to these attached homes they are know as Cherry Hills, Inverness, Killarney, Agusta, Wheaton, Pinehurst, and Torry Pines.  The community consists of 101 total units in a se...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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A big article appeared in The Orange County Register this morning on US Index showing signs of stabilizing  It maybe true, I hope it is.  The Case-Shiller 20 city index for May posted its first monthly increase since 2006.  However, the greater Los Angeles area includes Orange County and we showe...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Which is Better, a Foreclosure or Short Sale to Buy Again?       The question always comes up, "Is it better to do a short sale than go through foreclosure?" The circumstances that lead up to the loss play a roll in the final answer along with the timing of how soon someone can purchase another h...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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CASTA DEL SOL INFORMATION Located In Mission Viejo, CA 23 active homes available today 14 in backup 3 pending Prices Range:   $300K - $590K Association Dues Range:  $308 Year Built Range:  1972 to 1987 1920 homes sights within the gates Gated:  Human Gate Guarded Home Styles:  Single Family deta...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Summer is a great time of year here is South Orange County.  Sunny warm cool evenings and nights.  Have you ever thought how great a place this truly is.  Others have to live with humidity, super hot temps. and hot at night as well.  The weather alone is worth any other problems we may face.  The...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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I need some help.  As a real estate agent in this market it is thinner than it has been in the past so I am looking for buyer and seller who are thinking of purchasing a home or investing in a home in the next 2 months.  Please contact me.  Thanks Tim.

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Ok today in the newspaper we saw indications that there is a brighter yr. than last yr.  in the last 4 weeks according to the statistics those 3 areas have show significant positive change.  The change was that the percentages have gone up in the number of sales and in the actual number of sales....

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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If you are about to have your loan adjust you can talk to your lender and see if they will give you a simple new low interest home loan or modify your loan.  If you have equity in your home and you have been thinking about moving up size of home or neighborhood. Now is the time! Understand that y...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Ok I've around Real Estate all my life my grandfather sold Real Estate in Los Angeles.  My father in South Orange.  I've seen recessions and slow downs and how they can have a negative effect on the market.  This is a strange market. It is very active from 0 to $600,000 with multiple offers on ho...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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I have an idea! Remember when builders of new houses had held Lotteries to pick your house. Why don't we get the banks to do this, for the lower priced houses that have multiple offers on them. This way some of the FHA first time buyers would have a chance at getting a house. The bank sets the pr...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Just did a check on how the market in my area is doing. I work out of Mission Viejo, CA Population is over 95,000 Total Active on the market        6/17//09- - 169 detached houses.               7/18/09- - 170 detached houses. Short Sale Active        6/17/09- -42 out of 169                      ...

By Valorie Stover, Realtor for Casta del Sol, Mission Viejo,CA, Active Adult Community!
(Casta del Sol Real Estate / HomeSmart Everygreen Realty)
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Article in today's Orange County's Register business section written by Jeff Collins, that there were 135 offers on one property in just 3 days. Are there crazy people out there? You bet there are! The highest price during housing boom, for  this house was $760,000 and was offered now at $386,100...

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